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Old June 22nd, 2013, 21:14   #54
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Am on my third TDI! Original = 2005.5 Jetta Stick--averaged 55 mpg on highway and around 35 mpg in town. Now have 2012 Passat and 2013 Beetle Convertible. Passat gets about 38 mpg on highway and 30 mpg in town. Beetle is too new but looks like 30 mpg in town. Am looking for biodiesel dealers in or very near Manassas. VA. Have a great TDI day!
I'm sure the Passat will improve from that. Most people are getting mid 40s with no issues.

Remember about biodiesel: the Passat and Beetle can't use more than 5% (B5) per VW. However, a number of people have used B20 by watching their oil level and condition carefully. Don't even think about using higher than B20. The common-rail TDIs will have all kinds of issues, and VW will not cover any engine issues if you do.
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